Title Indonesia: 1. Is it an offence to engage in political activities to oppose the Helsinki MoU and if yes, what is the formal name of the offence? 2. Please provide English translations of the following laws/articles/sections of Indonesian law: a. Article 7, Clause (1), Letter (g) Indonesian Criminal Code b. Article 112, Clause (1) and Clause (2) Indonesian Criminal Code c. Article 113 Indonesian Criminal Code d. Law Number 2, 2002 regarding the National Police of the Republic of Indonesia 3. Are there reports that the Acehnese community misunderstood that the MoU and subsequent 2006 elections would provide independence as opposed to autonomy for Aceh? 4. What are the consequences of not appearing when summoned to attend an Indonesian police station? 5. Can Indonesian police access immigration departure records to ascertain if an individual has departed Indonesia? 6. In 2003 DFAT advised there is no formal requirement to provide a police clearance with a passport application. Are there reports of this having changed (i.e. were police clearances required in 2011?)
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 10 January 2012
Country Indonesia
Topics Acehnese | Criminal justice | Elections | Memoranda of understanding (MOU) | Passports | Police
Citation / Document Symbol IDN39690
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Indonesia: 1. Is it an offence to engage in political activities to oppose the Helsinki MoU and if yes, what is the formal name of the offence? 2. Please provide English translations of the following laws/articles/sections of Indonesian law: a. Article 7, Clause (1), Letter (g) Indonesian Criminal Code b. Article 112, Clause (1) and Clause (2) Indonesian Criminal Code c. Article 113 Indonesian Criminal Code d. Law Number 2, 2002 regarding the National Police of the Republic of Indonesia 3. Are there reports that the Acehnese community misunderstood that the MoU and subsequent 2006 elections would provide independence as opposed to autonomy for Aceh? 4. What are the consequences of not appearing when summoned to attend an Indonesian police station? 5. Can Indonesian police access immigration departure records to ascertain if an individual has departed Indonesia? 6. In 2003 DFAT advised there is no formal requirement to provide a police clearance with a passport application. Are there reports of this having changed (i.e. were police clearances required in 2011?), 10 January 2012, IDN39690, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5033ab97169.html [accessed 2 September 2014]
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